Tim Cook Visits Apple Stores in China
Tim Cook Apple’s new CEO paid a visit to one of the company’s store in Beijing. This move highlighted the importance of the company to the Chinese market. Cook was seen visiting the Apple store in the Xidan area.
Cook’s approach is much different from his predecessor Jobs, who never visited Apple stores in China, while Cook have already been to the country several times and stressed the importance of the Chinese market. This is also marks the importance of Apple is depending on China since a report was made that Sina.com will add Baidu search engine into its operating system. This shows that Apple is paying more attention to the Chinese market.
Both companies are not commenting anything on the search engine link up and apple have already incorporated several services for Chinese users for its next generation desktop operations system that will include the Baidu search and quick sharing link buttons that is tailor made for Sina Weibo.
Apple sold more than 4 million iPads in China accounting for 10 percent of Apple’s sales for last year, which had a faster growth rate amounting to 70 percent of the market share.